Sep ’12
5:00 pm

Monday, Sept. 10, 5 p.m.
HUB Fitness Studio

Group Exercise Classes begin Monday, September 10. We're offering many classes including ZUMBA, Yoga, & Kickboxing.

Classes are FREE for students and available to faculty/staff at a cost - $5/day pass, $20/Five Punch Card, & $100 Semester Pass

Nov ’12Dec

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m. - Friday, Dec. 14, 4 p.m.
Karl Drerup Art Gallery, D&M

History and Techniques of Printmaking

Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 6 4-6pm, lecture at 5:15.

On display for the first time at PSU are works by Durer, Hiroshige, Goya, Kollwitz, Piranesi, Christo, Miro, Boucher, Braque, Rauschenberg and Homer, among others in this wonderful teaching collection. This exhibit is a historical overview of the varieties of methods, techniques and styles produced by artists from 1500 to the present. Technical examples of work include woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, engravings and serigraphs. The collection, owned by painter and teacher George Burk, is curated by George's son, art historian Efram Burk.

Nov ’12Nov

Friday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall

The dramatic musical Spring Awakening ran on Broadway for more than three years and garnered eight Tony Awards. The plot focuses on emotionally torn and confused adolescents in late-nineteenth-century Germany. Offering a hybrid techno-rock/contemporary pop score, this musical provides an intimate portrait of love, life and sex as seen and experienced by teens. Recommended for mature audiences. Performances are Nov. 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 10 & 17 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $19 for adults, $17 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office. Tickets are also available online at

Nov ’12Nov


Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Time Event/Location
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. International Coffee Tasting (HUB Fireplace Lounge)
11:30 a.m. - noon Parade of Nations and Flags (Parade will end at the Center for Global Engagement)
noon – 2 p.m. Iron Chef Competition and Open House (Center for Global Engagement, Mary Lyon Garden Level)
5 - 6:15 p.m. World Dance Class Dance Party (HUB Fireplace Lounge)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Time Event/Location
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Student Tabling and Poster Session (HUB Pawsway)
1:25 - 2:15 p.m. Film Screening, “Neither Here Nor There”, followed by discussion led by Wilson Garcia (Hyde 120 or 220)

Thursday, Nov. 15, noon - 8 p.m.

Time Event/Location
noon - 2 p.m. Spread the Language: Drums, Chocolate, and Cheese! (HUB Fireplace Lounge)
6:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16, 1 - 6 p.m.

Time Event/Location
1 - 6 p.m. International Education Forum, with reception to follow (HUB)

Nov ’12Dec

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5 p.m. - Friday, Dec. 14, 5 p.m
Silver Center for the Arts
Joseph Blajda: Stuffed Toy series
Opening Reception: Nov 15, 5-7 p.m.

Joe Blajda '75 is an accomplished painter, musician and teacher, and an avid surfer. In his oil paintings he examines the moods and color of his environments, whether internal or external, neighborhood visions or ocean tranquility.

Nov ’12
1:00 pm

Friday, Nov. 16, 1-5 p.m.
HUB Hage Room

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION FORUM - first annual event, taking place during International Education Week, Friday, Nov. 16 at 1:00 pm. in HUB -Hage Rm.
Choose between 8 student or faculty led sessions of themed discussions covering topics such as:
International Environmental Service
Cross Cultural perspectives between South America and North America
Lessons from Thailand
Becoming a Global Citizen
Sustainability Practices in Costa Rica
Comparing Education Systems in America with New Zealand's

Keynote address is being delivered by two people:
PSU alum Amanda Drapcho served 2 years in the Peace Corp, and studied abroad while she was a student at PSU.
current senior Zach Goldenburg has spent time in Nicaragua for 2 service trips and an internship. He is involved with EGAW, Model UN, Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity, and many others. He is a double major in Mathematics and Political Science and is from NH.